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RATINGS: 1112   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88/5   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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On a quest to make delicious beers, our brewers have continually sought creative new ways to accentuate the delightfully aromatic and flavorful qualities of hops. Hopheads rejoice! Dorado Double IPA takes hops to a new level. Mash Hopping, First Wort Hopping, Kettle Hopping, and Dry Hopping create an award winning beer that embodies San Diego’s reputation for making world class IPAs. Our bottle Robust Series gives all beer lovers an opportunity to try our most rare beers, previously available only on draft at select tap houses. Enjoy! Get the Point! World Beer Cup 2006 Bronze Award Winner


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
keepersj12 (3036) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - NOV 5, 2010
Mine was a clear amber from the tap. Citrus hop aroma right from the start. Malty backbone set up the hop kick. Very good after taste that lingered. A very good beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hallinghansen (2609) - Odense SV, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2010
Bottle. Cloudy ornge body with a medium white head. Aroma is peach, hops, fruit, grapefruit. Flavor is hops, grapefruit, peach, and some malty notes.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chandler0201 (650) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - OCT 15, 2010
Hazy orange pour with a creamy off white head which quickly dissipated. The aroma is sweet peach and barley with hint of orange. The flavor is barley, citrus, bitter grape fruit in finish. Full bodied yet highly drinkable.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Plovmand (7485) - Helsinge, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2010
Bottle. Hazy orange pour with a creamy off white head. The aroma is sweet peach, caramel and barley. Some pine and citrus. The flavour is barley, citrus, bitter grape fruit and sweet malt. Like a hoppy barley wine. Full bodied. Very nice.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
sneagrams3 (2337) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 2, 2010
The Dan Journal #363. Tasted 6/28/10. 22oz bomber. Hazy with a golden hue. Brainy off-white head. Aromas of honey, hops and toast. Undertones of tart berries. Slight burn in the nose. Full bodied with a sticky palate. Decent alcohol note. A lot of melon and berry flavors in this one. Followed by a lot of grapefruit bitterness. This is a big beer! Definitely an Imperial. Smooth sipper. Very nice!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bhightow (24) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 26, 2010
hazy, orange, minimal head, white foam, citrus, medium bitterness, medium body, bitter,

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
koopa (338) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 23, 2010
Appearance: golden orange translucent body with a 1 finger white crown that shows some retention and lacing. Attractive! Smell: Oh baby can you say citrus hop bomb? Loads of grapefruit and a touch of lemon. Taste: The only thing holding this brew back from scoring higher is an abundance of grapefruit flavor which means there is also a fair share of bitterness. The bitterness helps mask the abv and decreases as the brew warms. Not much of a malt profile here....this is strictly a grapefruit hop bomb. Dare I say Pliny-esque? One dimensional yes, but great at that dimension! Mouthfeel: Medium bodied and a hint of stickyness but with ample carbonation makes this one great! Drinkability: The high abv is a set back in this department. Great DIPA! Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 08-08-2009

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
zdk (1852) - New York, New York, USA - APR 27, 2010
Tap @ RnH - pours orange, arouma is citrusy and crispy malts. floral, pine and tangy notes. medium bodied and high (excessive?) carbonation. Tasty though, and the alcohol is well hidden.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Leighton (17258) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2010
Tap at Rattle and Hum. Pours glowing orange-gold with a decent, fluffy white head. Big citrus aroma of pineapple, grapefruit and orange, and strong notes of caramel malts. The flavor is potent but extremely well-balanced, making it an easy drink. Lots more citrus and heavy bitterness, but the massive malt backbone evens things out. Very sweet from start to finish, with a lingering citrus, very mild pine, and plenty of sugar. Medium bodied, average carbonation. So great.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TeamTrappist (831) - jericho, New York, USA - APR 21, 2010
Tap at Rattle n Hum. Poured an unclear amber. Nose is big fruity piny hops that say look out here we come. And come they do. This is very well carbonated so it along with the great taste it’s almost too easy to drink. Very dry and not fruity. It’s bitter in the middle and in the end an leaves you thirsty which is great until your glass is empty.


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